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Warrior Poet A Biography of Audre Lorde

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ISBN-10: 0393329356

ISBN-13: 9780393329353

Edition: 2006

Authors: Veaux Alexis De

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Winner of the 2005 Lambda Literary Award, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award: the first and "essential" (Choice) biography of the author, poet, and American icon of womanhood, black arts, and survival. During her lifetime, Audre Lorde (1934-1992), author of the landmark Cancer Journals, created a mythic identity for herself that retains its vitality to this day. Drawing from the private archives of the poet's estate and numerous interviews, Alexis De Veaux demystifies Lorde's iconic status, charting her conservative childhood in Harlem; her early marriage to a white, gay man with whom she had two children; her emergence as an outspoken black…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

The First Life
"The Transformation of Silence..." (1934-54)
"Poetry Is Not a Luxury" (1954-69)
"Uses of the Erotic..." (1970-77)
The Second Life
"The Black Unicorn" (1978-83)
"The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance" (1984-86)